QuickPHOTO MICRO - Microscope Software

QuickPHOTO MICRO is an advanced version of QuickPHOTO microscope software intended mainly for life science and earth science applications. It is developed by PROMICRA since 2004. The program features all the functions of QuickPHOTO CAMERA and additionally provides advanced measuring and reporting functions. It can be used with any brand and type of optical microscope equipped with a photo port.


 User guide


Image Acquisition and Live View

Image acquisition and live view from a wide range of imaging devices (microscope digital cameras, DSLR cameras, analog cameras, scanners)

Annotations and Editing

Text annotations, indication of interesting areas, crop, rotation, flip, mirror, resize, brightness, contrast, color balance, histogram adjustment, filters, white balance, black balance


Measurements in acquired images and in live view*. Measured values are displayed in a well-arranged table with basic statistics. The values can be exported to a Microsoft® Excel® file or a text file.
*measurements in live view are available for Lumenera INFINITY and PROMICAM cameras only


Simple way to calibrate different objectives and zoom positions. The calibrations are protected by a digital signature and can be locked with a password protection.


Images with tables of measured values can be easily exported to reports in Microsoft® Word format. Users can create their own report templates with various layouts and number of images.

Time-Lapse Capturing

Automatic time-lapse image capturing with the option to control computer controlled illuminators.

Time-Lapse Video

The built-in Time-Lapse Video module can be used to create HD video clips (with resolution up to 1920 x 1080 pixels) from time-lapse captured images.


Multilingual user interface: English, German, Czech, Slovak, Polish, Spanish, Hungarian, Russian, Ukrainian, Traditional Chinese

Advanced Saving

Advanced functions for saving of multiple images at once. Option to automatically save acquired images to a predefined folder immediatelly after acquisition.

Two-Monitor Workstation

The main program window can be displayed on primary display, while the camera control panel with a live view from a microscope can be displayed on secondary display.

Measurement Features

Metric and Imperial Units

Measurements in metric and imperial units: µm, mm, in, mils, thou.

Scale Bar

Calibrated scale bar insertion – options to define type, size and colors; vertical or horizontal position


Measuring of a line segment and polyline length

Areas and Perimeters

Measuring of perimeter and area of an ellipse, rectangle/square and polygon


Measuring of angles (arbitrary angle, angle from the X-axis, angle from the Y-axis)

Object Counting

Manual counting of objects. Options for counting of different groups of objects.

Phase Analysis

Measuring of percentage amounts of particular phases in the image

Overlay Grid

Display of a calibrated overlay orthogonal grid

Optional Features

System Requirements

Minimum RequirementsRecommended Specifications
ProcessorSingle-core 2.4 GHzIntel® Core™ i5 / AMD RYZEN™ 5 or better
Operating Memory1 GB4 GB or more
USB Ports2x USB 2.0/3.02x USB 3.0
Operating SystemMicrosoft® Windows®
XP(SP3)/Vista®/7/8/8.1/10/11 (32 / 64bit)
Microsoft® Windows®
10/11 (64bit)
Display Resolution1024 x 7681920 x 1080 or higher
Minimum Requirements
ProcessorSingle-core 2.4 GHz
Operating Memory1 GB
USB Ports2x USB 2.0/3.0
Operating SystemMicrosoft® Windows®
XP(SP3)/Vista®/7/8/8.1/10/11 (32 / 64bit)
Display Resolution1024 x 768
Recommended Specifications
ProcessorIntel® Core™ i5 / AMD RYZEN™ 5 or better
Operating Memory4 GB or more
USB Ports2x USB 3.0
Operating SystemMicrosoft® Windows®
10/11 (64bit)
Display Resolution1920 x 1080 or higher

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